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Kibwe Johnson

Track and Field

Kibwe Headshot 150x250
  • 2012


Name: Kibwé Johnson
Sport: Field
Event: Hammer Throw
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
DOB: 7/17/1981
Birthplace: San Francisco, Calif.
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: North Gwinnett High School (Suwanee, Ga.) ‘99
College: Ashland University ’08, Sports Management


Olympic Experience:
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, T-9th (hammer throw)

Career Highlights:
  • Two-time national outdoor champion (2011, 2012)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold, (set record)
  • 2008 national indoor champion (weight throw)
  • 2007 Pan American Games, silver
  • 2007 national Outdoor Championships, 2nd
  • 2006 national Indoor Championships, 2nd (weight throw)


Fun Facts:
Son of Alfred Johnson and Lisa Oliver…Has four siblings, Porshe, Trevor, Aliyyah and Paityn…Married to wife, Crystal Smith-Johnson, who is also a thrower…Has one daughter, Brookly, who was born in April 2012…Name means “stone” in Swahili, but in another dialect, means “fox.”

Learn more: 
Personal Website
USA Track and Field